FM Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea 05 Jan 2011

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History of the Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea fixture

Chelsea face a trip to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 50 games played, Blues have recorded 16 wins, and Wolves have come away with 22 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners in a Premier League match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 23 OctChelsea2 - 0WolvesPREM
2009/2010Sat 20 FebWolves0 - 2ChelseaPREM
2009/2010Sat 21 NovChelsea4 - 0WolvesPREM
2003/2004Sat 27 MarChelsea5 - 2WolvesPREM
2003/2004Sat 20 SepWolves0 - 5ChelseaPREM
1993/1994Sun 13 MarChelsea1 - 0WolvesFAC
1982/1983Sat 22 JanWolves2 - 1ChelseaCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Wolverhampton Wanderers have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Wolves's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Chelsea is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Blues have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Wolves find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 20 games have yielded only 18 points. Chelsea's total of 35 points from their 20 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Barclays Premier League.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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Chelsea6132796

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Wolves, as the Blues have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Wolves 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
Chelsea Not won in previous 6 away matches.